Aidan Regan: Living online causes explosion of lucrative data-rich markets

In the online world, data is the greatest wealth-producing asset – and it’s how most tech giants convert their intangibles into an income flow

14th March, 2021
Aidan Regan: Living online causes explosion of lucrative data-rich markets
A digital presence doesn't just mean a sleek website design with a cool interface. It means interactive videos, personal assistance, clear shipping times, and transparent return policies

It’s almost hard to believe that it has been a year since the outbreak of the global pandemic brought the Irish economy to a grinding halt. This is a once-in-a-lifetime shock to society that has completely upended our expectations of the future.

The state has become the paymaster of last resort, and central banks across the world have used their balance sheets to keep our economies afloat. But the biggest socio-structural change is...

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